Shallow Waters

Shallow Waters

In this unusual book, Benstead tells how the men of the British Isles have matched their skill and courage against the menace of the surrounding sea. The fishermen, life-boatmen, the smugglers and hovellers, the men of the Royal Navy and the Merchant Service and the pilots of Trinity House - these are the actors in a drama of almost casual heroism. It is through their eyes that we see their triumphs and disasters, and the diversity of adventures.

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 306 pages

Language: English


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